Church of the Advocate

Asheville, NC


Need Summer Clothes!!

We have recently cleaned out our clothing closet and taken all of our winter clothes to storage and now our closet it almost empty!! We are in need of any and all types of summer clothes. Please send us a message here, email us at or message us on our Facebook page to set…

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Annual Celebration of COTA, hosted by Travinia Italian Kitchen!

If you would like to send your RSVP, click the TRAVINIA CELEBRATION RSVP link in the gray menu bar above. If you would like to go ahead and pay for your admission (we’re asking a minimum $25 donation), click the donate button below and you will be taken through the payment process.  


Streetwafels Make the Citizen-Times!

Click HERE to read the great article by Carole Currie featuring our ministry with Streetwafels!


Lenten Newsletter 2015

Below is a link to our most recent newsletter with updates on our ministries! Please read and share! Lent 2015 Newsletter

Dark Chocolate Raspberry StreetWafels available for Valentines Day!

Need to buy a Valentines Day gift? Want to support us? We have a new flavor of StreetWafels just for Valentines Day! Order our dark chocolate raspberry cookies for your sweetheart. Call to place your order. They are available for pick-up between Feb. 8 -14. Vday Flyer


COA Featured in Asheville Citizen-Times!

An article about our ministry was featured in the Asheville Citizen-Times on December 20, 2014! Thank you, Carole Currie, for such a great piece. Click HERE to read the article. Please share with your friends!  

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Fall/Christmas News from COA!

Christmas Party 2014 Flyer Click on the link above to view our fall news, as well as information about our annual Christmas Party! Help with gift purchasing and bagging, if you can. We have separated the gift giving day from the Christmas service and meal this year.

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Summer Newsletter

Summer COA Newsletter Click on the link above to read Church of the Advocate’s Summer Newsletter! Look for details about our upcoming Carrabba’s fundraiser as well as updates on our Streetwafel and Redo.Asheville projects and our partnership with Asheville Youth Mission.

At a recent Lenten retreat the Presiding Bishop asked to purchase some of the new Streetwafels being made by Advocate members. Father Ham gratefully received her support and dollars!

Order Our Delicious StreetWafels!

The goal of the StreetWafel project is to provide quality employment opportunities to people who are experiencing barriers to employment, due to age, poor education, housing issues, lack of transportation, etc.. The project is supported by the Church of the Advocate (COTA), a vital ministry to unhoused and otherwise marginalized people in Asheville. In turn,…

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Sunday Afternoon Service

Join Us For Our Weekly Services!

Come visit us this summer and worship with our beautifully diverse church family! We have services every Sunday afternoon at 1:30 in the Trinity Undercroft at 60 Church Street, Downtown Asheville. After worship and the Holy Eucharist, we have a meal for everyone, provided by various Episcopal parishes. Also open during meal time is the…

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